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Re: [O] how to get \circ symbol in odt export?

From: Carson Chittom
Subject: Re: [O] how to get \circ symbol in odt export?
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2012 10:09:28 -0600
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Eric S Fraga <address@hidden> writes:

> Eric S Fraga <address@hidden> writes:
>> Hi,
>> I usually export to PDF via LaTeX.  One of the symbols I use a lot is
>> the degree symbol (as in degrees C) and typically do this with a
>> latex-ism:
>>   ^{\circ}C
>> This doesn't export well to ODT.  Can anybody suggest what I can use
>> that would?  Using "^{o}C" works but doesn't look very nice (lower case
>> o is not a circle, more of an oval).
>> Not a critical issue but I *am* curious!
>> Thanks,
>> eric
> I've answered my own question: simply resort to UTF characters!
> Replacing ^{\circ} with the DEGREE SIGN unicode character (°) does the
> trick for both latex/pdf and odt exports!  *And* looks good in the org
> buffer as well.

For the sake of completeness, I'll mention that Scott Pakin's
Comprehensive LaTeX Symbol List[1] lists several packages which include
\degree or something similar.

[1] http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/info/symbols/comprehensive/

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